Gmr Contract

  • China not behind GMR contract termination: Maldives December 9, 2012

    New Delhi: According to sources, Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed Hassan has categorically stated that China is not behind his government's decision to scrap the Male airport development contract with GMR Group. The President also indicated that there was a problem right from the beginning in the approach of then president...
  • India's stern message to Maldives on GMR issue December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: In a stern message to Maldives, India on Tuesday said it expected no arbitrary and coercive action should be taken pending the outcome of legal proceedings on the GMR contract issue and warned that recourse to any such action would have adverse consequences for bilateral relations. In response to...
  • Maldives says will take over Male airport December 4, 2012

    Male: Maldives on Tuesday asserted that it would go ahead with the takeover of the Male International Airport from GMR later this week and said they along with the Indian firm had "worked out" a plan to hand over the running of the airport "without any hiccups". "Yes, we will...
  • India freezes aid to Maldives, ties under stress December 3, 2012

    Singapore/Male/New Delhi: In a move to put pressure on Male, India has frozen aid to the Maldives as its government on Monday decided to take control of the international airport despite a Singapore court staying the suspension of the contract given to India's GMR-led consortium. The High Court of Singapore suspended...
  • Termination of GMR contract a major setback: Govt November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Upset with Maldives for unilaterally deciding to terminate the $500 million GMR airport project in New Delhi, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said it was a major setback in the bilateral relations of the two countries. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the Union Minister said that India has communicated its...